“The healthiest happiness is what we bring to the table”…

If having a more positive expectancy of good health can become something of a self-fulfilling prophecy – as a Swiss study suggests – then it is worth working out what will genuinely make us happy.

Here is an excerpt from Feeding “the Hungry Heart” with Health and Happiness – this week’s contribution to the Huffington Post UK.

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Best-selling author Bernie Siegel MD, speaking from years of experience as a physician “who has cared for and counseled innumerable people whose mortality has been threatened by illness”, says: “The simple truth is that happy people generally don’t get sick”.

Could that be so? Why should the happy get a bonus for being happy when the unhappy, if anything, need it more? That would seem so unfair.

Except that Dr. Siegel is not referring to the kind of circumstantial happiness dependent on a successful pursuit of pricey pills and possessions or privileged access to particular people and places….

(Read more.)

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Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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